Venice attracts more visitors then usual in September. In fact, this is the time for the historic regatta (regata storica), a very popular festival, held on the fist Sundays of the month. The Regatta is probably the main event in the Venice calendar. A spectacular procession of traditional boats decorated in 16th century style with gondoliers in period costume go by along the Grand Canal. The view of this multicoloured parade is impressive and unforgettable. Continue reading "The Historic Regatta in Venice"